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Lampert named Gerald T. Hart Outstanding Tax Attorney of the Year

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Michael A. LampertThe Florida Bar Tax Section will honor Michael A. Lampert with the 2020-2021 Gerald T. Hart Outstanding Tax Attorney of the Year Award.

The section chair each year selects a recipient to recognize his or her contributions to the advancement of the practice of tax law and commitment to the highest standards of competence and integrity. Chair D. Michael O’ Leary chose Lampert because of his “long history of professional accomplishments and contributions to the Tax Section.”

The award will be presented during the section’s 2021 Fall Meeting at The Breakers in Palm Beach.

Lampert served as 2012-2013 Tax Section chair. He is Florida Bar board certified in Tax Law and is vice chair of The Florida Bar Tax Law Certification Committee.

Lampert frequently lectures before both professional and community organizations and has served for many years as an instructor in the Continuing Education Division of Florida Atlantic University and on the editorial board of the CCH Publication Sales and Use Tax Alert. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami, his Juris Doctor degree from Duke University, and his Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University. He also participated in a joint program with Temple University School of Law and Tel Aviv Faculty of Law in Israel. Lampert began practicing law in 1984 and has his own firm, advising clients on tax, estate planning, probate and elder law, with an emphasis on tax controversy matters. He is the father of two sons and lives in West Palm Beach with his wife Stacey.

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